Someone has told me before that during the Cold War, Pakistan leaked SEATO intelligence information to the Russians in exchange for nuclear know-how.
Now, there’s a report by the London School of Economics articulating the very obvious: That Pakistan is in fact supporting the Taliban. Read about it here.
Be an ally of a notorious insurgent group. Be an ally of the enemy of that insurgent group. Prop up that insurgent group. Offer help to the enemy of that insurgent group. Receive gazillions of dollars in aid. What a fantastic War On Terror Playbook!
Let’s give Pakistan an A in Geopolitics.